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monograph (plural monographs)
- A scholarly book or a treatise on a single subject or a group of related subjects, usually written by one person.
- 1961 August, “New reading on railways:The Wirral Railway”, in Trains Illustrated, page vii:
- The complex history of the Wirral Railway and the lines with which it was interlinked needs more lucid treatment than is given in this 39-page monograph - and clearer maps and an index.
- 1996 March, Cullen Murphy, "Hello Darkness", The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 277, No. 3, pp. 22-24.
- I had never given much thought to the role of darkness in ordinary human affairs until I read a monograph prepared by John Staudenmaier, a historian of technology and a Jesuit priest, for a recent conference at MIT.
- 2018, James Lambert, “Setting the Record Straight: An In-depth Examination of Hobson-Jobson”, in International Journal of Lexicography, volume 31, number 4, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1093/ijl/ecy010, page 494:
- Crooke made a few references to two of his monographs (1896a and 1896b) but did not take quotations from his own works.
scholarly book or treatise
- (transitive) To write a monograph on (a subject).
- 2009 April 26, Charles Isherwood, “A Long Wait for Another Shot at Broadway”, in New York Times:
- It is among the most studied, monographed, celebrated and sent-up works of modern art, and perhaps as influential as any from the last century.
- (transitive, US) Of the FDA: to publish a standard that authorizes the use of (a substance).